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Retail Investors Raise Stake in Samsung Electronics This Year

Retail Investors Raise Stake in Samsung Electronics This Year

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail investors have snapped up Samsung Electronics Co. this year, sharply raising their stake in the global tech giant, industry sources said Thursday. Local retail investors had net bought 147 million shares in the world’s top smartphone and memory chip manufacturer this year as of Wednesday, according [...]

Retail Investors Snap Up Samsung Electronics over Past Month

Retail Investors Snap Up Samsung Electronics over Past Month

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail investors have net-bought more than 2 trillion won worth of shares in top-cap Samsung Electronics Co. over the past month amid massive selling by foreigners and institutions, data showed Wednesday. Individual investors’ net purchase of Samsung Electronics traded on the main stock market came to 2.01 [...]

Investment Funds Suffer Cash Outflow as Retail Investors Rush to Market

Investment Funds Suffer Cash Outflow as Retail Investors Rush to Market

SEOUL, June 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Investment funds in South Korea are suffering from a large outflow of cash in a sharp contrast to rising direct investment by individuals, financial industry data showed Sunday. Some 1,863 investment funds had 86.5 trillion won (US$71.8 billion) in assets under management as of Thursday, down 12.97 trillion won [...]

Retail Investors’ Overseas Stock Buying Hits Record High in April

Retail Investors’ Overseas Stock Buying Hits Record High in April

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Overseas stock purchases by South Korean retail investors jumped to a record high level in April amid signs that the coronavirus outbreak is slowing down, data showed Friday. Korean retail investors bought US$2.01 billion worth of foreign stocks from April 1-27, marking the largest overseas stock buying on a [...]